Latest News on Snakes on a Plane

January 8, 2013

David R. Ellis: 1952-2013 Opens in new window

The "Snakes on a Plane" director has passed away at the age of 60. More...

April 4, 2012

Liam Neeson Is Going Non-Stop Opens in new window

He's in talks to play "a worn-out air marshal who faces a threat while traveling on an international flight." More...

August 16, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Make Way for McLovin Opens in new window

Carrying some major buzz into the marketplace, Sony's teen comedy Superbad hits the multiplexes this weekend aiming to bring in some big business from horny young adults looking for a spark to get rid of their end-of-summer blues. More...

March 5, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Audiences Ride with Wild Hogs at #1 Opens in new window

Moviegoers rallied behind the star-driven comedy "Wild Hogs," which raced to number one at the North American box office, zooming past all expectations from Disney. Meanwhile, Viacom saw less-than-stellar debuts from its serial killer drama "Zodiac" from Paramount Pictures and the southern fried saga "Black Snake Moan" from arthouse unit Paramount Vantage. Overall, the box office remained healthy and surged well ahead of last year's performance. More...

February 8, 2007

Guess the Tomatometer as "Ghost Rider" Flies Past the Critics Opens in new window

The New York Post's Lou Lumenick informs us that Sony's (very) long-awaited "Ghost Rider" would be landing in theaters next week without making a pit stop with the movie press. And that means two things: 1. The movie is probably not very good, based on the average Tomatometer (15 percent) of unscreened movies; 2. It's time to play Guess the Tomatometer! More...

September 5, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Invincible Scores Another Win at #1 Opens in new window

Moviegoers had football on their minds for the second straight weekend as Disney's true-life NFL tale "Invincible" remained atop the North American box office over the long Labor Day holiday weekend finishing off another summer movie season. New releases "Crank" and "The Wicker Man" opened in second and third, respectively, while the critically acclaimed films "Little Miss Sunshine" and "The Illusionist" both scored strong per-theater averages in moderate release. The holiday frame marked the first weekend in six long months where no new film debuted with at least $15M. Hollywood was happy to close the books on a summer movie season that was slightly better than than last year's. More...

August 31, 2006

Box Office Preview: "Crank" Closes Up Summer Movie Season Opens in new window

The summer movie season comes to an official end with the Labor Day holiday weekend unleashing three new releases plus the national expansion of a fourth. More...

August 31, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Crank" Is Well-Ranked; "Illusionist" Is Magic, "Crossover" Is An Air-Ball, "Wicker Man" Gets Burned Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got hoopsters with big dreams ("Crossover," starring Anthony Mackie), scary goings-on on remote islands ("The Wicker Man," starring Nicolas Cage), fast, fast vehicles ("Crank," starring Jason Statham and Amy Smart), and magic ("The Illusionist," starring Edward Norton and Jessica Biel). What do the critics say? More...

August 30, 2006

"Crank," Wicker Man," "Idiocracy" Won't Be Screened For Critics -- Guess The Tomatometer! Opens in new window

The studios have been hiding movies from those pesky scribes all year long, but this time they've outdone themselves. This week, three movies won't be screened before getting tossed into the theaters: Neil LaBute's remake of "The Wicker Man," starring Nicolas Cage; "Crank," another high-octane actioner starring Jason Statham; and Mike Judge's "Idiocracy," a "Futurama"-esque comedy starring Luke Wilson. More...

August 27, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Invincible" Scores #1 Opening Opens in new window

Football season was back in swing at the North American box office this weekend as Disney's real-life pigskin drama "Invincible" scored a number-one opening by more than doubling the ticket sales of its nearest competitor. The rest of the films in the top ten were packed into a tight range and were separated by a mere $2.6M meaning chart positions could change when final numbers are released on Monday. More...

August 24, 2006

Box Office Preview: Invincible Aims for First Place Finish Opens in new window

Another wave of new releases hits the multiplexes across North America this weekend in hopes of capturing the final dollars of the summer movie season. More...

August 20, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Snakes Opens at #1, But Lacks Bite Opens in new window

Samuel L. Jackson's much-talked-about thriller Snakes on a Plane landed in first place at the North American box office this weekend, but lacked the kind of bite that was expected given all the media attention and internet buzz that surrounded the film. More...

August 18, 2006

Critical Consensus: Now Boarding, "Snakes on a Plane." Destination: Fresh! Opens in new window

"Snakes on a Plane," the movie with the greatest title since "Dude, Where's My Car?", has captured the imagination of the blogosphere. But now that it's finally hitting theaters, does "SoaP" live up to the buzz? More...

August 17, 2006

Certified Fresh Forecast: "The Illusionist," "Factotum" Are Your Alternatives to "Snakes" Opens in new window

Amid all the attention surrounding "Snakes on a Plane," smaller cinematic gems like "The Illusionist" and "Factotum" may be slipping under the radar. Both movies are in the running for Certified Fresh, and both movies offer a reprieve for those who don't want anything to do with snakes! More...

August 17, 2006

Box Office Preview: "Snakes" Prepares For Takeoff Opens in new window

This weekend Samuel L. Jackson looks to seize control of the muthaf*ckin' box office with his new muthaf*ckin' film "Snakes on a Plane" which invades theaters on a wave of internet buzz. More...

August 17, 2006

Critical Consensus: "SOAP," "Material Girls" Not Screened; "Accepted" Denied; "Sunshine" Shines Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got snakes.... on a plane ("Snakes on a Plane," starring Samuel L. Jackson), slackers on a campus ("Accepted," starring Justin Long), and Duffs on the screen ("Material Girls," starring Hilary and Haylie Duff). What do the critics have to say? More...

August 16, 2006

Sam Jackson Planning "Snakes On A Plane" Sequel? Opens in new window

Perhaps it was just a moment of inspired movie promotion, but when Samuel L. Jackson appeared on "The Daily Show" last night to talk "Snakes On A Plane," he hinted at the inevitable: "Snakes On A Plane 2"! More...

August 2, 2006

"Snakes on a Plane" Safety Video Opens in new window

Whew, this safety video couldn't have come at a better time, what with "Snakes on a Plane" scheduled invade in just two weeks. (Yes, finally.) It's a goofy little video clip that played at the San Diego Comic Con, and is now available for viewing by way of IGN FilmForce. More...

July 27, 2006

Comic-Con 2006 Wrap-Up: "Spider-Man 3," "300," and "Grind House" Led The Pack Opens in new window

The best part about attending Comic-Con in the flesh? Not the over-the-top cos-players. Not the cavernous exhibition floor. Definitely not the food. What makes standing shoulder-to-shoulder with 100K sweaty real-life Comic Book Guys in 90 degree heat worth it? The clips! More...

July 22, 2006

Comic-Con 2006: Snakes on a Plane 10-min Clip Shown Opens in new window

A ten minutes clip of the movie was shown, with director David R. Ellis, Samuel L. Jackson, and snake handler Jules Sylvester on hand afterward to Q&A. The clip is as bad-assed as one can expect from a picture like this. And IGN FilmForce has the whole panel on video, for your viewing pleasure! More...

July 20, 2006

Comic-Con: It Begins With "TMNT," "Saw III," and More! Opens in new window

Geeks from across the world will converge at the San Diego Convention Center today to get their annual fix of comics, movies, and pop culture, and RT will be right there bringing you coverage of the panels, major announcements, interviews, and the daily B.O. levels from the floor (and I don't mean Box Office). More...

July 12, 2006

Check Out "Snakes" On A Music Video! Opens in new window

It has begun. With "Snakes On A Plane" slithering into theaters next month, the Sam Jackson flick -- arguably already a cult classic -- has released its first music video from the soundtrack, full of snakes, a band called Cobra Starship, and of course, Sam Jackson. More...

July 11, 2006

The Comic-Con is Coming! Opens in new window

I attend several film festivals each year, but there's always one movie-centric event that I'd really love to attend: The San Diego Comic-Con. Movie geek heaven is what I like to call it. Read on to find out why... More...

June 27, 2006

Snakes on a TV Clip! Opens in new window

It's not exactly a full-blown trailer, but if you're down with the "Snakes on a Plane" thing, then this 30-second TV spot should be a fun way to spend ... 30 seconds. More...

June 23, 2006

"Snakes on a Plane" All Over the Internet! Opens in new window

I know some of you out there are already knee-deep in "Snakes on a Plane" overkill, and I can't say I blame you ... but me personally? I can't wait to see the flick already, and the second wave of Snake-mania has taken over the internet, which is why you can now get all sorts of pics, clips, trailers, and even a nifty little "fan kit" from the official site. More...

June 8, 2006

Trailer Roundup: Snakes, Spiders, and Ants! Opens in new window

Usually we'll give you one new trailer in a Trailer Bulletin, but the clips are coming in at such a rapid clip that this time it's easier to jam 'em all together. Read on if you'd like to see some hi-res trailers for "Charlotte's Web," "The Ant Bully," and (brace yourself) "Snakes on a Plane." More...

May 31, 2006

Snakes on a Teaser! Opens in new window

If, like me, you're one of those movie geeks who can't wait to see "Snakes on a Plane," then you should definitely be familiar with Snakes on a Blog by now. If not, now would be a good time to get acquainted, because the snake-obsessed fansite has posted the all-new teaser trailer. (Unofficially, it seems, so go catch it while it's there!) More...

May 16, 2006

"Snakes" Handler Ready for "Asylum" Opens in new window

David R. Ellis, director of "Final Destination 2," "Cellular," and the upcoming smash hit "Snakes on a Plane," has settled on his next project. It'll be a dark horror flick called "Asylum," and it has to do with college kids getting murdered inside of a dorm that used to be a looney bin. Coooool. More...

May 10, 2006

Jackson Discusses "Snakes on a Plane" With Ellen (Includes Film Clip) Opens in new window

In an appearance on "Ellen," Samuel L. Jackson discussed "Snakes on a Plane," the hotly-anticipated upcoming film that features snakes... on a plane. More...

May 4, 2006

Snakes on a Poster! Opens in new window

I'll admit it: Like many online movie nerds, I'm ankle deep in SOAP-fever -- "SOAP" being an acronym for "Snakes on a Plane," and not, y'know, actual soap. Now New Line's unveiled the (already cult-status) flick's new teaser poster. And it's pretty nifty. More...

May 2, 2006

Sunny Talks "Snakes" Opens in new window

The internet's been a'buzzin' with talk of this crazy little "Snakes on a Plane" flick, and ComingSoon.net chimes in with a brief chat with sexy "Snakes" star Sunny Mabrey. More...

March 23, 2006

"Snakes on a Plane" Fever: Catch It! Opens in new window

One of the most entertaining movie stories of the year ... centers on a movie that doesn't hit the screens until August! By now you've no doubt heard of the upcoming Sam Jackson flick entitled "Snakes on a Plane," but EW.com just delivered some nifty poster art, while The Hollywood Reporter informs us that the flick just underwent re-shoots -- in order to GET an R-rating! More...

March 17, 2006

First Look At "Snakes On A Plane"! Opens in new window

The first trailer for the notoriously well-titled "Snakes On A Plane," which is about -- you guessed it -- snakes let loose on a plane, is making the rounds online. Check out badass Samuel L. Jackson telling a bunch of slithery reptiles who's boss. More...

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